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Latest Global spread of H5N1 Stories

2006-06-16 17:55:00

Canada has detected a case of H5 avian flu in the eastern province of Prince Edward Island and plans further testing over the weekend to determine whether it is the highly pathogenic H5N1 strain, government officials announced on Friday.

2006-06-16 15:25:42

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada has detected a case of H5 avian flu in the eastern province of Prince Edward Island and plans further testing over the weekend to determine the strain and virulency, a provincial health officer announced on Friday.

2006-06-16 12:44:42

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Maine, the closest U.S. state to migration routes for birds coming from Europe, has begun testing for avian flu as the United States steps up preparations for its possible spread to North America.

2006-06-16 12:02:47

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - A bird flu virus found in poultry in Hungary last week was the highly infectious H5N1 strain which is also dangerous for humans, chief veterinarian Miklos Suth said on Friday.

2006-06-16 11:59:34

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - A bird flu virus found in poultry in Hungary last week was the highly infectious H5N1 strain which is also dangerous for humans, chief veterinarian Miklos Suth said on Friday.

2006-06-16 11:43:47

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - A bird flu virus found in poultry in Hungary last week was the highly infectious H5N1 strain which is also dangerous for humans, national news agency MTI said on Friday, citing British laboratory tests. It was the first time that H5N1 had been found in poultry in Hungary.

2006-06-15 04:02:13

JAKARTA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization has confirmed an Indonesian girl who died last month was infected with bird flu, a health ministry official said on Thursday, bringing Indonesia's total confirmed bird flu deaths to 38.

2006-06-15 02:58:21

JAKARTA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization has confirmed a seven-year-old Indonesian girl who died last month was infected with bird flu, a health ministry official said on Thursday, taking the total number of confirmed bird flu deaths in the country to 38.

2006-06-13 22:10:00

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A new Alaskan law increases the state's power to test and quarantine animals suspected of carrying contagious diseases, a precaution that officials say will be necessary in the case of a deadly strain of bird flu. Alaska Gov.

2006-06-12 08:05:57

KIEV (Reuters) - Teams of veterinarians have been sent to destroy domestic poultry in northern Ukraine after the first appearance of bird flu in the region, Interfax Ukraine news agency reported on Monday.


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